Taiwan gets two more imported coronavirus cases and considers mandatory testing of some returnees. Bank customers wearing a face mask soon will no longer be assumed to be bank robbers. South Korea to the rescue in central America. The supreme court upholds a life sentence; NPP lawmaker wants the death penalty. NPP proposes stronger sanctions on United Front infiltration. DPP lawmaker Kao Chia-yu gets smacked for standing up to her party. Some mixed but fascinating business reports. US military shows more support for Taiwan. That NYT Times ad seems to have worked. Taiwan pays a 150-year-old Scottish debt. Significant changes afoot for China Airlines as creative ideas flow on how to tackle the challenges. As always, all English articles used in the report are linked to on our website Report.tw
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